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Old 09-13-2012, 05:05 PM   #1
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Metal strip between carpet and tile


There is a piece of metal (aluminum?) covering "border" between the carpet in my master bedroom and the tile in the bathroom. It was held down using 4 nails but recently it seems to be coming off. 2 of the nails popped out when the vacuum cleaner hit it as I was cleaning the bedroom.

These nails have a history of popping up and previously I've just hammered them down again. I want to check here and see if there's a better way to ensure that they stay down this time?

Perhaps use long screws instead? Thanks.

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Old 09-13-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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Without a pictue not sure how anyone would know which one you have.

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Old 09-14-2012, 05:18 PM   #3
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There is a piece of metal (aluminum?) covering "border" between the carpet in my master bedroom and the tile in the bathroom. It was held down using 4 nails but recently it seems to be coming off. 2 of the nails popped out when the vacuum cleaner hit it as I was cleaning the bedroom.

These nails have a history of popping up and previously I've just hammered them down again. I want to check here and see if there's a better way to ensure that they stay down this time?

Perhaps use long screws instead? Thanks.

Sure just use brass screws,and that should solve your problem.
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